i longa

i lon·​ga | \ ˈīˈlȯŋgə \

Definition of i longa

: a taller variety of the letter i used occasionally in writing Latin in classical times to indicate the sound \ē\ as contrasted with \i\

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Latin, long i

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“I longa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/i%20longa. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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